MoCI closes retail outlets over Covid-19 violations

MoCI closes retail outlets over Covid-19 violations

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has closed a number of retail outlets across the country, including a women’s accessories store in Al Markhiya, a car wash on Salwa Road and a cafe in Al Duhail ...

MoCI carries out inspection campaigns cover retail outlets and street vendors across Qatar

MoCI carries out inspection campaigns cover retail outlets and street vendors across Qatar

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), jointly with the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Municipality and Environment and Ministry of Public Health, has carried out inspection campaigns ...

Doha Festival City announces the opening of new retail outlets

Doha Festival City announces the opening of new retail outlets

Doha Festival City (DHFC) continues to expand its retail offerings with the opening of local and global brands.

MEC launches intensive inspection campaigns for Eid

MEC launches intensive inspection campaigns for Eid

The campaigns are aimed at ensuring the compliance of suppliers (retail outlets) with their obligations under Law No 8 of 2008 on Consumer Protection.

Malls, outlets 'can be open for 24 hours during Ramadan'

Malls, outlets 'can be open for 24 hours during Ramadan'

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced that shopping malls and retail outlets in the country could extend working hours throughout the holy month of Ramadan without obtaining prior approval.

MEC inspects retail outlets ahead of Eid al-Adha

MEC inspects retail outlets ahead of Eid al-Adha

These outlets include clothing shops, perfumes and accessories shops, tailor shops, fruit and vegetables stores, sweets and cracker shops, barber shops and beauty salons, car washrooms as well as gold and jewellery stores.

MEC slaps fines, cancels licences of retail outlets at malls for flouting norms

MEC slaps fines, cancels licences of retail outlets at malls for flouting norms

An inspection campaign carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) at a number of malls in Qatar has led to the imposition of fines for seven violations ...

Blockade fails to dent apparel business

Blockade fails to dent apparel business

The economic blockade imposed by the Saudi-led bloc failed to have its desired effect on the apparel business in Qatar as robust spending by the residents of the country boosted demand.

MEC unveils plan to promote locally made products

MEC unveils plan to promote locally made products

Locally made products will now be displayed clearly with the label ‘National Product’ at malls and large retail outlets across Qatar to facilitate consumers’ access to these goods, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce said.

MEC urges malls, retail outlets and restaurants to extend working hours during Ramadan

MEC urges malls, retail outlets and restaurants to extend working hours during Ramadan

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has urged shopping malls, retail outlets and restaurants to extend working hours throughout the holy month of Ramadan and inform consumers about the new schedule.

Retail outlets told to display unit prices

Retail outlets told to display unit prices

In a bid to endorse the principle of transparency, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has issued a decree obliging major retail outlets to declare the unit price of goods on sale.